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6 December 2010
From 15 November 2010, the Court has jurisdiction to hear and determine proceedings for offences under Part 17A of the Mining Act 1992.
23 November 2010
Transcript (Legislative Council, 10 November 2010) of comments made by the Attorney General of NSW, The Hon. John Hatzistergos MLC, on the Land and Environment Court's implementation of the International Framework for Court Excellence.
22 November 2010
Vol 2 Issue 4 (pdf) of the newsletter is now available.
15 November 2010
2 November 2010
A paper given by Senior Commissioner Moore at the EPLA Conference on 23 October 2010.
20 October 2010
Ms Joanne Gray has been appointed Registrar of the Court, effective from 1 October 2010. She has been the Acting Registrar from 19 January 2009.
11 October 2010
On 1 September 2010 the Land and Environment Court celebrated the 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Court. The occasion was marked by a dinner at Parliament House, and also coincided with the opening of the Australasian Conference of Planning and Environment Courts and Tribunals (ACPECT).
22 September 2010
A paper given by Senior Commissioner Moore to a NEERG Seminar on 15 September 2010.
15 September 2010
The Court has developed a new heritage webpage to provide information to court users, legal practitioners, experts, students and the general public on heritage and the law.
6 September 2010
The opening speech for the ACPECT 2010 Conference was delivered by the Attorney General of New South Wales, The Hon John Hatzistergos MLC.
24 August 2010
The Court's Annual Review has now been published and is available online. The review provides an overview of the Court and reports on the Court's achievements in 2009, including how the Court has performed against key performance indicators.
17 August 2010
5 August 2010
Vol 2 Issue 3 (pdf) of the newsletter is now available.
4 August 2010
Mr Russell Cowell has been appointed as an Acting Commissioner of the Court from 4 August 2010. Mr Cowell has expertise in land valuation.
3 August 2010
Pursuant to section 77A(1) of the Land and Environment Court Act 1979, the Chief Judge has issued a new approval of forms to be used in the Land and Environment Court. The forms are listed in Schedule A of the approval, and include the new tree dispute application forms. The approval also extends the approval of forms in Classes 1-4 to proceedings in Class 8.
27 July 2010
The Court has revised the Trees webpages to reflect the changes to the Trees Act that will come into effect on 2 August 2010 for high hedges, including revised application forms that take effect immediately. High hedge applications cannot be accepted prior to 2 August 2010.
23 July 2010
The Chief Judge has issued a revised Practice Note Class 2 Tree Applications, effective 23 July 2010.
5 July 2010
The Court has developed a new biodiversity webpage to provide information to court users, legal practitioners, experts, students and the general public on biodiversity and the law.
30 June 2010
Land and Environment Court of NSW new fee schedule for 2010, effective 1 July 2010.
30 June 2010
The Chief Judge has issued a new Court policy - Identity Theft Prevention and Anonymisation Policy.
22 June 2010
The Chief Judge has issued a new Practice Note - Pre-Judgment Interest Rates - effective from 1 July 2010.
28 May 2010
27 May 2010
The Judicial Newsletter is published for the first time on the Court's website.
27 May 2010
13 May 2010
Six new Acting Commissioners have been appointed to the Court with terms from 12 May 2010.
5 May 2010
NSW Attorney General John Hatzistergos announced the appointment of Ms Susan Morris as a Commissioner of the Land and Environment Court of NSW. Ms Morris commences on 28 June 2010.
23 April 2010
Jurisprudence on ecologically sustainable development: Paul Stein's Contribution, a paper delivered by Justice Brian Preston at the Symposium in honour of Paul Stein AM, December 10 2009.
15 April 2010
In The Benevolent Society v Waverley Council  NSWLEC 1082, Senior Commissioner Moore reconsidered the planning principle on solar access published in Parsonage v Ku-ring-gai  NSWLEC 347; (2004) 139 LGERA 354. As a consequence, the planning principle in Parsonage has been set aside and replaced by the revised planning principle on solar access in The Benevolent Society.
4 April 2010
Global Warming, the Environment and Litigation: A Commentary, a paper delivered by Justice Brian J Preston at the International Council of Advocates and Barristers, Fifth World Bar Conference, held between 1-4 April 2010 in Sydney.
16 March 2010
Tree Dispute Information: Merit decisions by Local Government Area
4 March 2010
The Court has now published " Service of Documents - A guide for self represented litigants"
15 February 2010
10 February 2010
NSW Attorney General John Hatzistergos announced the appointment of Mr Malcolm Craig QC as a Judge of the Land and Environment Court of NSW.
18 January 2010
The Chief Judge has issued three new Court policies:
Commissioners' Code of Conduct;
Policy on Complaints against Commissioners of the Land and Environment Court; and
Commissioners' Performance Appraisal Policy.
08 May 2023
We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and we pay respect to the Elders, past, present and future.